How did the dad keep his mojo? He told even mo’ jokes

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How did the dad keep his mojo? He told even mo’ jokes

They’re notoriously unamusing, so who finds dad jokes funny, and why do they?

Henry Bodkin

“Dad jokes” are regarded by many as without question the worst genre and more or less incapable of being funny.

However, a new study has found that this groan-inducing variety of humour can seem funny – so long as at least one other person is laughing along already.

“What does a dinosaur use to pay the bills? Tyrannosaurus cheque,” was one of 40 such joke scientists at University College London tried on volunteers, along with “What do you call a man with a spade on his head? Dug!”..

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